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2023-05-29T23:06:06-04:00May 29, 2023|

Ghostly Casper Breaks Maiden in OSS Gold Season Opener

MILTON, MAY 29, 2023 – Ghostly Casper opened the 2023 Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) Gold season by winning the first of two $101,300 divisions for three-year-old trotting colts as the road to the $2.4 million Ontario Sires Stakes Super Finals began tonight at Woodbine Mohawk Park. The son of Resolve prevailed over 1-9 favourite Hasty

2023-05-25T11:45:30-04:00May 25, 2023|

Gillis Homebred Among Big Group in London for Grassroots Action

LONDON – Elises Delight is one of 45 sophomore pacing fillies heading to southern Ontario on Friday to compete for $132,000 in six Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots divisions at The Raceway at the Western Fair District. Elises Delight, trained by Jeff Gillis who bred and owns the filly with Ellen Ott of Buffalo NY, won the

2023-05-25T11:45:05-04:00May 24, 2023|

Magical Ride with So Much More Continues on Camluck Night for Local Connections

LONDON – Kenn Beatson a co-owner of So Much More – the millionaire mare who has achieved so much more than expected – is preparing for another thrill on Friday night in the $50,000 Forest City Pace at The Raceway at the Western Fair District on Camluck Classic night. “We suspect there will be a lot

2023-05-23T14:10:03-04:00May 23, 2023|

News and Notes from Around the OSS on Victoria Day Weekend

May 23, 2023 – The Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) got into the Victoria Day spirit this weekend with plenty of fireworks on its opening weekend of racing. Bax with Training Double in Grassroots Opener Matt Bax sent out a pair of odds on favourites in the four Grassroots divisions for three-year-old male trotters on Sunday

2023-05-19T15:10:51-04:00May 19, 2023|

MacIntosh Harnessing Three in Grassroots as OSS Gets Underway at Flamboro Downs

DUNDAS, May 19, 2023 – The Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) season gets underway this weekend at Flamboro Downs with Prospect Series action on Saturday May 20 and Grassroots racing on the Sunday May 21, Charles Juravinski Memorial Cup card. The four Grassroots divisions for three-year-old male trotters will go for a total of $87,800, beginning

2023-05-18T12:04:30-04:00May 18, 2023|

SBOA Finals Preview

Ontario Sired three-year-olds have their first major stakes engagement of the 2023 campaign this weekend with the $542,000 SBOA Finals on Saturday, May 20 at Woodbine Mohawk Park. The four divisions for males and females in both gaits are carded as races four through seven. Let’s take a look at the top-three morning line choice

2023-05-10T09:25:15-04:00May 10, 2023|

Stockade Seelster Headlines SBOA Entrants

MILTON, May 9, 2023 – The entry box for the SBOA Stakes for Ontario sired three-year-olds closed Tuesday morning with O’Brien and Dan Patch Award winner Stockade Seelster headlining the fields. The events for pacing colts and geldings, pacing fillies and trotting fillies did not require eliminations, while a total of 19 trotting colts and

2023-05-09T12:23:19-04:00May 9, 2023|

Big efforts in Ontario Graduate Finals

The inaugural Ontario Sired Graduate Series wrapped up in exciting fashion on Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park. The new series for Ontario Sired four-year-olds featured three $80,000-plus finals that headlined Saturday’s 12-race program. The series finales came on the heels of three preliminary legs for each event. Ontario sired superstar Adare Castle completed the

2023-04-13T16:01:18-04:00April 13, 2023|

Ontario Sired Graduate Series begins this weekend

MILTON, April 13, 2023 – Some of Ontario’s brightest stars will begin their four-year-old campaigns in this weekend’s first leg of the Ontario Sired Graduate Series. The new Ontario Graduate Series for four-year-olds offers an event for Pacers, Mare Pacers and Trotters. Each event will consist of three $25,000 preliminary legs and a $75,000 added

2023-03-23T14:57:26-04:00March 23, 2023|

Spring Check-In with Super Final Winners

TORONTO, MARCH 23, 2023 - It might not feel like it, but according to the calendar spring started this week, and that means stakes season is right around the corner. With that in mind, we checked in with last year’s Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) Super Final winners to see how they are preparing for their